“Wake Up to Green”

The Quality of Life Coalition has been at the forefront of many important issues in Hoboken over the years, and hopes you find the time to attend some of the upcoming sessions.


  • Monday, September 24 at St. Matthew Trinity Lutheran Parish Hall, 57 Eighth St. 7:30 p.m. The Sierra Club – Hudson/Meadowlands Group presents the Sierra Club’s COOLcities program aimed at a goal of 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by having municipalities switch to cleaner cars, energy efficiency. Chris Mills will outline what a (our) city administration can do by buying cleaner vehicles, attaining better energy efficiency and working for renewable energy.This is especially important for the city administrators. City Council members, Planning Board and those of us who want our atmosphere and our city fathers to surge ahead to make Hoboken green.
  • Wednesday, September 26 at Our Lady of Grace School Hall, Willow Avenue at Fifth St. 7:30 p.m. when the U.S. Green Buildings Council, past President Steve Leone and former Hoboken resident will explain what a “green building” is and how a builder gets a coveted LEED certification. Especially important for members of the Zoning Board of Adjustment, negotiators of the city’s Redevelopment Zone contracts, developers and citizens who want to see that Hoboken gets best of the “green” revolution. . where the U. S. Green Buildings Council tells us the ins and outs of building “green” the so-called LEED buildings. 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 25, 7:30 p.m. “Do It Yourself” Greening with Joan Abel. This local architect will discuss how to be green right here in Hoboken. Location: St. Matthew’s Parish Hall, 57 8th Street

They’ll also be a “block” of “green” vendors at the Fall Arts & Music Festival (by CVS on Newark St.).

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Video: Helen Manogue of Hoboken QLC discusses the “Wake Up to Green” initiative.